Fresh fighting between Thai and Cambodian forces

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Another firefight between Cambodian and Thai forces broke out today at another disputed border temple, Ta Krabey. Reports of casualties and deaths sustained on both sides.

Thailand and Cambodia in fresh border clash
BBC, 22 April 2011

New border clash kills 4 Thai soldiers
Bangkok Post, 22 April 2011

New fighting at border
Phnom Penh Post, 22 April 2011
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Jitters over Unesco visit after damage to Hanoi's citadel

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Custodians of the Thang Long Citadel are worried that the recent damage to the ruins will prompt Unesco to revoke the world heritage listing, particularly during a scheduled inspection in June. Parts of the protective wall and soil layers were damaged as a result of construction at an adjacent plot of land.

Damage to the Thang Long Citadel. Vietnam Net Bridge 20110414

UNESCO to inspect Thang Long Royal Citadel in June
Vietnam Net Bridge, 14 April 2011
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Damage to the Thang Long Citadel ruins

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Hanoi’s  Thang Long Citadel sustained some damaged when construction works at an adjacent site caused a protective wall to be damaged and mud flowed in. The citadel has over 1,000 years of history and is a Unesco World Heritage Site.

Damage to the Thang Long Citadel Ruins, Vietnam Net Bridge 20110412

Thang Long Royal Citadel cracked and sunk
Vietnam Net Bridge, 12 April 2011

UNESCO to inspect Thang Long Royal Citadel in June
Vietnam Net Bridge, 14 April 2011
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